Student Historian

Tiffany L. Pratt is a senior at Berea College, majoring in Child and Family Studies with a minor in Women’s Studies.  She will graduate in May 2010 with a B.A. degree.  Before coming to Berea, Pratt served four years in the U.S. Navy.  She has also worked at the Lexington Urban-Fayette County Government.  After graduation, she plans to return to the military as an Air Force Officer and pursue a graduate degree in counseling and family therapy.

Harvey Bernard Gantt (1943- )

Harvey B. Gantt, architect and politician, was born January 14, 1943 in Charleston, South Carolina to Christopher and Wilhelmenia Gantt.  In 1961, Gantt attended Iowa State University.  After one year of study, he returned to South Carolina and soon afterwards sued to enter racially segregated … Read MoreHarvey Bernard Gantt (1943- )

Walter Edward Washington (1915-2003)

Walter Edward Washington, attorney and politician, was born in Dawson, Georgia, on April 15, 1915 to Willie Mae and William L. Washington.  After his mother’s death in 1921, Washington moved with his father to Jamestown, New York.  Washington excelled academically and athletically in the public … Read MoreWalter Edward Washington (1915-2003)